France’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed “The Hexagon” (l’Hexagone en français) because of the country’s roughly six-sided shape, France is strategically located on the European continent. It borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, Andorra to the South and Spain to the west. England is almost due north across the English Channel from France. France shipped US$568.4 […]

Hong Kong’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong is a special administrative region in the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast. Hong Kong exported US$569.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents roughly 3.2% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion. Please note that Hong Kong’s […]

United Kingdom’s Top Trading Partners

Comprised of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the United Kingdom is a sovereign state situated across from continental Europe’s north-western coast. The United Kingdom shipped US$487.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2018 according to the latest statistics from the International Trade Centre. That dollar amount represents a -4.7% decline since 2014 […]

China’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s largest exporter by value, China shipped US$2.294 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018 according to the latest statistics reported by the International Trade Centre. That dollar amount results from a 6.5% gain since 2014 and a 10.2% increase from 2017 to 2018. Applying a continental lens, about half (47.8%) of […]

Germany’s Top Trading Partners

The world’s third-largest exporter after China and the United States, Germany shipped US$1.557 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents roughly 8.9% of overall global exports estimated at $17.546 trillion one year earlier in 2017. Reported as of August 15, 2019, Germany exported $632.9 billion worth of goods during […]

Australia’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Land Down Under, Australia is an island economy that strongly benefits from its close proximity to the vast markets of China and Japan which together represent about 40% of all Australian export sales. During 2015, Australia signed the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which opened tariff-free markets for agricultural, natural resources, energy and […]

Canada’s Top Trading Partners

Nicknamed the Great White North, the Dominion of Canada shares its busy and extensive southern land border with its largest trading partner–the United States of America. Canada shipped US$450.7 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents a -5.1% decline since 2014 but a 7.1% year-over-year increase from 2017 to […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

In 2018, roughly a third of American exported goods (33.9%) were delivered to Canada and Mexico. The world’s second-largest exporter, the United States shipped US$1.666 trillion worth of products around the globe in 2018. That dollar figure represents an estimated 8.6% of overall global exports calculated to be $19.347 trillion based on 2018 for all […]